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PRESS RELEASE: Department of Corrections Names Jacque Coe as Communications Director

TUMWATER – Secretary Stephen Sinclair has named Jacque Coe as Communications Director for the Washington Department of Corrections, effective March 1, 2021...

March 1, 2021

Washington and Oregon Lawmakers to Introduce Federal Legislation Advocating for Family Diversion Programs as Prison Alternative

OLYMPIA – Jenny Iredale missed a huge chunk of her daughter’s life while she was incarcerated. Shelby was only 6 when Iredale went to prison for identify theft and forgery charges...

February 17, 2021

Manufacturing Opportunities (YouTube video)

At the Correctional Industries’ Textile Factory, located in the Airway Heights Corrections Center in Spokane County, you will see there are professional uniforms being produced for various state agencies...

February 10, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: Fifth COVID-19 Related Incarcerated Death at Stafford Creek

TUMWATER – On February 9, 2021, an individual incarcerated at Stafford Creek Corrections Center in Aberdeen, Wash. passed away at a community healthcare facility due to COVID-19...

February 9, 2021